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Medtronic employs around  4,000 staff in the Republic

Medical device-maker Medtronic reported a quarterly revenue above analysts’ expectations on Tuesday, boosted by demand for its minimally invasive ther(...)

Hostelworld said it was looking forward to the important summer season given the negative impact weak consumer sentiment in several EU markets had had on bookings

Monday Indicators: Euro zone inflation (Jul). Meetings: Machine Translation Summit 2019 (Helix, Dublin City University). Tuesday Results: Medtronic(...)

While there are challenges on the horizon, as evidenced by US president Donald Trump’s tax changes, Ireland has managed to maintain its competitive edge in the face of an ever-changing global trade environment. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In a global political environment where news coverage appears to endlessly suggest that populism and protectionism is the new norm, it’s perhaps easy (...)

The Solopep device

Kevin J O’Sullivan admits he’s a bit obsessed with medical device design. It has been his life for over 10 years, and during that time he has had four(...)

Medtronic chairman and chief executive Omar Ishrak. He said Crospon was doing well. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Medtech giant Medtronic is shutting down the Galway operation of Crospon, an Irish company is bought just more than a year ago. The company told staf(...)

Claudia Kunkel, who is German, with her husband Domenico Fioravanti, who is Italian, and daughter Gretta (nearly 4) who speaks German, Italian and English. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Greta Fioravanti is not yet four, but already she is talking in three languages, thanks to having a German mother, an Italian father and living in Dub(...)

Mattel shares dropped 3.3%  – company said demand for its iconic Barbie doll was slowing.

European shares dipped on Tuesday as a disappointing update from HSBC hit the heavyweight banking sector and a rally fuelled by optimism about a possi(...)

Medtronic moved its corporate headquarters to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson

Medical device giant Medtronic remains “completely committed” to Ireland despite the prospect of higher taxes for having its headquarters in the State(...)

The San Ysidro border crossing sees more than 70,000 vehicles cross north into the United States every day

Driving at speed on the US Interstate 5 highway towards the Mexican border, West Barba’s demeanour is grim. A Colombia native who has lived in the San(...)

The Implant Files, the latest project from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), cast a worried look not just at the regulation of the sector but at the record of Medtronic plc. Photograph: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg

The AGM of the world’s largest medical device manufacturer took place in Dublin on Friday, 12 days after the Implant Files, the latest project from th(...)

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